FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 30 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Terriers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 15 JanBarnsley4 - 2HuddersfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 18 SepHuddersfield0 - 2BarnsleyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBarnsley0 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 07 SepHuddersfield1 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2000/2001Sat 10 MarBarnsley3 - 1HuddersfieldCHMP
2000/2001Fri 06 OctHuddersfield1 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1999/2000Tue 26 OctHuddersfield2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 6 conceded.

Huddersfield have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Terriers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Barnsley's total of 37 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One. Huddersfield are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Huddersfield have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Barnsley may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Huddersfield Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.